The table below looks at the statistics for Synon skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Synon over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synon
Rank 576 546 530
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -16
Contract jobs citing Synon 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.045% 0.092% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£375 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6594 5417 5299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.30% 11.57% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 3532 3333
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 131 217
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.07 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -3.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.10 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.25 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

Synon
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Synon across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Synon Jobs Demand Trend in England

Synon
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Synon across the England region.

Synon Daily Rate Trend in England

Synon
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Synon across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Synon Daily Rate Histogram in England

Synon
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Synon across the England region.

Synon Hourly Rate Trend in England

Synon
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Synon within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Synon
UK

Synon
Top 11 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Synon also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Synon.

1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail

Synon
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Synon also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Synon. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) RPG Developer
1 1 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
1 1 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle